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Friday, 26 May 1927
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

France 0 England 6 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
France Squad

England Squad

Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris
Attendance: 25,000;
Kick-off: tbc

England - George Brown (4, 50), Bill Dean (24, 75), Andre Rollet (own goal 55), Arthur Rigby (87)
There is confusion as to whether Brown or Rigby scored twice. The Sporting Life, L'Equipe 1984-85 and Rothman's favour Brown. The Guardian, L'Echo des Sports, Gamage's and Granidge's suggest Rigby.
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee - Henri Maeck
Belgium

Linesmen - not known
 

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France Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 33rd to 35th
Colours: Pale blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: François Hugues Selectors: Chosen by a Selection Committee
France Lineup
  Thépot, Aléxis 20 30 July 1906 G Armoricaine de Brest 1 6 GA
  Wallet, Urbain 27 4 July 1899 RB Amiens AC 10 0
Rollet, André 21 8 October 1905 LB FEC Levallois 3 0
  Dauphin, Robert 22 5 February 1905 RH Stade Française 6 0
  Hugues, François 29 13 August 1896 CH Lyon Olympique 24 1
  Wild, Jacques 21 20 October 1905 LH Stade Française 4 0
  Langiller, Marcel 18 2 June 1908 OR CA Paris 2 0
  Lieb, Guillaume 23 13 February 1904 IR Lyon Olympique 9 0
  Sottiault, Julien, off 70th min. 22 9 September 1904 CF US Saint-Thomas 4 1
  Taisne, Georges 23 13 April 1904 IL Amiens AC 2 2
  Gallay, Maurice 24 25 December 1902
in Switzerland
OL Olympique de Marseille 7 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

France ended the match with ten mean after Sottiault had to retire with a muscle tear.
 
2-3-5 Thépot -
Wallet, Rollet -
Dauphin, Hugues, Wild -
Langiller, Lieb, Sottiault, Taisne, Gallay.

Averages:

Age 22.7 Appearances/Goals 5.6 0.4

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 9th to 8th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Jack Hill, third captaincy Selectors:
In charge: G.T. Wagstaffe Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 15 April 1927.
123rd match, W 80 - D 25 - L 18 - F 380 - A 128.
England Lineup
  Brown, John H. 28 19 March 1899 G The Wednesday FC 5 7 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 24 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 5 0
  Jones, Herbert 30 3 December 1896 LB Blackburn Rovers FC 4 0
  Edwards, Willis 24 28 April 1903 RH Leeds United AFC 8 0
  Hill, John H. 30 2 March 1897 CH Burnley FC 6 0
  Bishop, Sidney M. 27 10 February 1900 LH Leicester City FC 4 1
  Hulme, Joseph H.A. 22 26 August 1904 OR The Arsenal FC 3 1
Brown, George 23 22 June 1903 IR Huddersfield Town AFC 6 4
Dean, William R. 20 22 January 1907 CF Everton FC 5 12
Rigby, Arthur 26 7 June 1900 IL Blackburn Rovers FC 4 3
  Page, Louis A. 28 27 March 1899 OL Burnley FC 5 1

reserves:

Fred Kean (The Wednesday FC) and Bob Kelly (Huddersfield Town FC)
 
2-3-5 Brown -
Goodall, Jones -
Edwards, Hill, Bishop -
Hulme, Brown, Dean, Rigby, Page

Averages:

Age 25.6 Appearances/Goals 5.0 1.6

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
FFF.Fr
AllezLesBleus.Fr
Rothmans

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